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Visa Numbers September 2020

FAMILY BASED

Preference

Category

Final Action Date

Filing Date

F1

Unmarried Sons and Daughters of U.S. Citizens

Sep. 15, 2014

Jul. 22, 2015

F2A

Spouses and Children of Permanent Residents

C

Aug. 1, 2020

F2B

Unmarried Sons and Daughters (21 years of age or older)of Permanent Residents

Jul. 8, 2015

May 1, 2016

F3

Married Sons and Daughters of U.S. Citizens

Jun. 15, 2008

Jun. 1, 2009

F4

Brothers and Sisters of Adult U.S. Citizens

Sep. 22, 2006

Sep. 15, 2007

EMPLOYMENT BASED

Preference

Category

Final Action Date

Filing Date

1st

 Priority Workers

C

C

2nd

 Members of the Professions Holding Advanced Degrees or Persons of  Exceptional Ability

C

C

3rd

 Skilled Workers and Professionals

Apr. 1, 2019

Apr. 1, 2020

 

Other Workers

Apr. 1, 2019

Apr. 1, 2020

4th

 Certain Special Immigrants

C

C

 

Certain Religious Workers

C

C

5th

Employment Creation

C

C

 

Targeted Employment Areas/Regional Centers and Pilot Programs

C

C

The above is Visa Bulletin announced by Department of State in September 2020.

For those applicants residing in the United States, USCIS selects either Final Action Dates or Filing Dates to determine when to file I-485 (Adjustment of Status) Applications.

This month (September 2020) USCIS selected Final Action Dates for Spouses and Children of Permanet Residents(F2A) and Filing Dates for all other Family Based application

Also, USCIS selected Final Action Dates for Employment Based application.

When to file I-485 for those who reside in United States are bold-faced.